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Ref. : EIC 111/3/10/1

26 April 2018

Dear Sirs,

Commercial Information Circular No. 404/2018

US : Countervailing Action against Glycine from the Mainland of China : Initiation of Investigation

The US Department of Commerce (DoC) announced in the Federal Register (FR) notice of 25 April 2018 the initiation of countervailing duty investigation to determine whether manufacturers/producers/exporters of glycine from, among others, the Mainland of China received countervailable subsidies. The relevant FR notice is available at For further information on the countervailing investigation, traders may wish to contact DoC, whose contact details are set out in the above-mentioned FR notice.


2.For traders involved in the export of the subject product produced in Guangdong, please contact Huang Jinxiang, Director of Trade Remedy Division under the Guangdong Department of Commerce at 8620 3881 9083. The Division is responsible for, among others, guiding and coordinating enterprises in the Guangdong Province in responding to AD investigations against products of the Province.

3.For enquiries concerning the content of this circular, please contact Mr Lewis LAU at telephone number 2398 5405.

Yours faithfully,

(Jasper LAM)
for Director-General of Trade and Industry

Note: While every effort is made to ensure the accuracy of the above information, the Department cannot guarantee this to be so and will not be held liable for any reliance placed on the same.